University of Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan Neuroscience Network

Resources for Elementary School Teachers

Mind of Matter - Designed to increase awareness of the effect of drugs on the mind and body - plenty of teach resources and information including the Teaching Guide including understandable presentations on:

  • Marijuana
  • Opiates
  • Inhalants
  • Hallucinogens
  • Methamphetamine
  • Stimulants
  • Steroids
  • Nicotine
  • Brainy Kids Fun, Labs and Lesson Plans

    Brain Games Puzzles, word games and more

    Brain Work

    Brains Rule!!  

    Brain Explorer (game)

    Neuroscience Kids

    Brain Backgrounders Answers to basic neuroscience questions

    Brain Pop - This is a really fun site for kids and adults to explore more than 50 topics on health, science and technology.  Humorous, animated movies starring Tim and Moby (Tim's robot pal) give a pretty thorough overview of each topic in about 2 minutes.  There's an interactive quiz on each topic as well as an area of the screen that cycles through various "Ridiculous But True" facts.  There's even a cartoon called "What Are They Up To At Brain Pop High ?" for each topic.  A Teacher's Corner and Parent's Place contain lists of connections to other resources.